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05 February 2010 :: 17:02:28 pm 12430

Pattaya Haiti Relief Donations Reach 1 Million Baht

The second instalment of the Haiti Relief Fund donation boxes were counted on Thursday with the announcement made regarding the total money donated by Pattaya residents and tourists having reached 1 million baht.
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Pattaya, the 4th of February 2010 [Pattaya Daily News]: The Haiti Relief Fund that was started on the 23rd of January and organised between Pattaya City Hall, Pattaya Business and Tourism Association, YMCA Bangkok-Pattaya and the Kasikorn Bank located in central Pattaya, was announced on Thursdya to have reached over 1 million baht.

 

The second count of donations was performed on Thursday under the watchful eyes of Pattaya City Mayor Ittiphol Khunpluem, Deputy Mayor Ronkid Ekasing and Jamroon Wisawachaiphan before it was taken to the Central Pattaya Kasikorn Bank. Following the previous count which saw an amount of 743,404 baht donated, Thursday’s count brought the total to over 1 million after it was revealed that the second donation totalled 367,198 baht.

The donated monies will now be sent to the International Haiti Relief Fund on behalf of Pattaya City, hopefully helping at least some of the people and families whose homes, lives and livelihood have been devastated by the recent earthquake.

Reporter : Yanwarrut   Photo : Yanwarrut   Category : Community News

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